Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2012
CD ISBN 9780449011003 $30.00 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9780449011010 $20.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2012
CD ISBN 9780449011027 $30.00 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9780449011034 $57.00
Paul Tracy, a fan grown up, tells the tale—fact and fiction woven seamlessly by Grisham—of phenom Joe Castle, who mesmerizes baseball fans for a brief time in the 1970s. Tracy watches Calico Joe burst into the majors to captivate fans. Erik Singer makes the most of the story’s few characters. He doesn’t miss a pitch, so to speak—all vocal tones, from Southern lilts to snarling disgust, sound fully credible. He especially excels with the characters of a boy and his father. In sum, Singer’s narration more than distinguishes the characters—it gives them identities, like players on a team. M.B. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2012]
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